NEW LENOX, Ill. (CBS) — Rising COVID-19 numbers have forced the south suburban Lincoln-Way Community High School District 210 to change its plans for the new school year.

Board members held an emergency meeting on Tuesday night. They voted 4-3 to start the year fully remote for the first three weeks.

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Beginning the week of Aug. 24, 25 percent of students will be in the school building each day, determined alphabetically by last name.

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Students will be meeting with all their teachers and getting whatever materials are needed for remote learning on their designated day. Full remote learning will begin on Aug. 31.

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In-person blended learning will start up on Sept. 21, depending on coronavirus numbers.